Canada Interest rates

Bank Of Canada Interest Rates 2019 Dates

What is Bank of Canada?

Bank Of Canada (BOC) is the Central Bank in Canada.

Central bank is a national bank that provides financial and banking services for its country’s government and commercial banking system.

What is the role and function of a Central Bank?

  • To set official bank rates used to manage inflation and exchange rates
  • To issue a country’s currency
  • To set targets and monitor economic data while they implement special tools.

Bank Of Canada is expected to hike their Interest Rates by 25 Basis Points from the current 1.75%. The last time they hiked their Interest Rates was on the 24th of October 2018. Bank Of Canada’s Interest Rates meetings are scheduled 8 times a year. The first one of 2019 is on the 9th of January.

I do better in my trading when I am more organized. Knowing when the important economic data is released, helps me a lot with planning ahead (I hate randomness). I will be publishing all significant economic data releases like Non Farm Payrolls, GDP,Retail Sales, Interest Rates etc, and their dates. I have started with Non Farm Payrolls, you can check the annual schedule HERE. Below is the annual schedule for Bank Of Canada’s Interest Rates meetings.

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